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CSIRO spotlights beautiful bacteria at Vivid Sydney

23 May, 2018 by

As part of Vivid Sydney 2018, light projections of infectious biological agents will be expanded up to a billion times in size and beamed onto buildings in The Rocks.

Australian Academy of Science elects 21 fellows

22 May, 2018 by

The Australian Academy of Science has recognised 21 scientists for their outstanding contributions to science.

New initiative announced for International Clinical Trials Day

18 May, 2018 by

20 May is International Clinical Trials Day, highlighting the importance of clinical trials research and commemorating the first controlled clinical trial in history.

Research plan welcomed but concerns raised over lack of detail

17 May, 2018 by Mansi Gandhi

Genomics, nanotechnology, imaging, supercomputing and astronomy are some of the areas set to get a boost from the federal government's research investment strategy.

Early-career researchers honoured at CRC conference

17 May, 2018 by

Collaborate | Innovate | 2018 saw six early-career researchers honoured for demonstrating excellence not only in the laboratory but in communicating their science.

Gender bias found in cancer research funding

16 May, 2018 by

Male researchers receive far greater funding for cancer research than their female equivalents, according to a UK-led study.

Arrow Pharmaceuticals and Apotex Australia propose merger

14 May, 2018 by

Arrow Pharmaceuticals and Apotex Australia have announced a proposed merger of their Australian and New Zealand generic pharmaceutical and OTC operations.

Distinguished Australian scientists elected to Royal Society

11 May, 2018 by

2018 Australian of the Year Michelle Simmons is among several Australian scientists newly elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of London.

New science policy set to strengthen national security

09 May, 2018 by

The Australian Government has released its new national security science and technology policy agenda, aimed at strengthening Australia's national security.

Science research gets Budget boost

09 May, 2018 by

Multiple funding boosts for science research, including precision medicine and genomics, were announced in the 2018–19 Federal Budget.

UNSW and France partner to strengthen scientific innovation

08 May, 2018 by

UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Jacobs has signed agreements with France's largest government research organisation and the French Space Agency.

Dr Dan Grant appointed as new CEO of MTPConnect

07 May, 2018 by

MTPConnect, the MedTech and Pharma Growth Centre, has appointed Dr Dan Grant as new CEO.

Opinion: 2018–19 Budget should focus on biotech

04 May, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Dr Chris Nave, CEO of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund, shares his thoughts on how the upcoming Budget could be used to boost Australia's biotech industry.

Funding boost for WA researchers

02 May, 2018 by

The Western Australian Health Translation Network (WAHTN) has received a $6.1 million funding boost.

Leadership changes at AusBiotech

02 May, 2018 by

AusBiotech CEO Glenn Cross has decided to retire from his position after 13 years' service and two years heading the organisation.

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